Corruption

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – Icelanders defied strong winds and rain on Saturday to vote in a parliamentary election with polls showing the opposition led by the anti-establishment Pirate Party could topple the ruling center-right coalition. Icelanders’ faith in their political and financial establishment was shaken after the 2008 financial crisis and further eroded this year when […]

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Towards fighting corruption which has been described as a cancer that eats through basic foundations and fabrics of a nation like Nigeria and other countries suffering same fate, the UK Government, in making good its nation’s commitments has among others, proposed a Criminal Finance Bill suggesting; ‘Hundreds of British properties suspected of belonging to corrupt […]

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On Saturday, voters head to the polls for one of the most highly anticipated elections of the 2016 — not the U.S. presidential race — the parliamentary elections in Iceland, where the anticipated success of the Pirate Party has capture global attention with its anti-establishment sentiment. Originally slated for April 2017, the parliamentary elections were […]

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SWABI: Awami National Party’s provincial chief Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti said on Thursday that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf had failed to fulfil its pledges it made with the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the general elections and now it was diverting people’s attention from its failure to non-issues. Addressing his party workers at Dagai in Razar tehsil […]

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ISLAMABAD —  Authorities in Pakistan have banned all political gatherings and street rallies in the capital city in a bid to discourage next week’s planned anti-government march here. The ban will remain in force for two months to prevent “unlawful assemblies … which are likely to threaten public peace and tranquility” in the city, according […]

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The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission jointly announced Monday that Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer will pay more than $205 million to settle charges under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. U.S. authorities charged that Embraer, which makes smaller passenger and military airplanes that compete with North American companies across the globe, had bribed […]

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The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission jointly announced Monday that Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer will pay more than $205 million to settle charges under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. U.S. authorities charged that Embraer, which makes smaller passenger and military airplanes that compete with North American companies across the globe, had bribed […]

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be responsible if some ‘third force’ intervened as a result of his party’s plan to lockdown the federal capital. Talking to media persons after party meeting regarding the preparations for the November 2 protest here at his residence, Imran reaffirmed […]

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In a new report, the UK’s International Development Committee (IDC) accused the UK of squandering an opportunity to act on the issue of corruption and financial secrecy earlier this year when the government hosted an anti-corruption summit in May. ​The summit came just after the release of the Panama Papers, which consisted of millions of leaked documents that revealed the many ways in which businesses […]

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